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chained_bear commented on the word for the nonce
I think it means "for now," or more archaically, "for the now." "I can't decide which wall that picture looks best on. Let's leave it on the floor, just for the nonce."Something like that. At least that's how I picture this lovely phrase being used in the modern parlance.Hey, parlance is a pretty good word too.
March 19, 2008
roseandivy commented on the word for the nonce
Sometimes you just have to do things for the nonce of it?